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Internship Options

for Sam Houston State University Students

Interning just got a lot more interesting!

SHSU students can meet their internship requirement while living abroad! Gain global perspective and experience in Europe, Latin America, or the South Pacific. Or, intern from anywhere in the world via virtual internships. 

Explore the possibilities!

Experience the world with SHSU and API

SHSU Colleges and Majors that Include 3-Hour Internship Courses

  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Science and Engineering Technology
  • College of Humanities and Social Science
  • College of Health Sciences
  • College of Arts and Media
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Benefits of Interning Abroad

  • Gain international experience
  • Experience a more diverse environment
  • Deepen cultural understanding
  • Differentiate your resume
  • See the world while earning credit
  • Earn digital credentials for a competitive edge in the job market
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Program Options

  • Duration: 8, 10, or 12 weeks
  • Hours: Part-time (virtual), Full-time (virtual & on-site)
  • Language: English or local language options available
  • Timing: Summer, Spring, Fall options available
  • Cost: Virtual: $1,150+; On-site: $5,250+
  • Placements: See sample internships below

Interested in learning more?

Eager for more details? Complete the form below and we’ll be in touch!

Want to connect in person?

Please contact your SHSU Study Abroad Office for more information:

Kenzie Clyde, Study Abroad Advisor, SHSU Office of International Programs, Farrington Building, 111

Have questions? Email us at:  [email protected] or call 936-294-3892

Sample Internship Placements include:

Business Planning - Madrid, Spain

Students will work closely with the Director in the implementation, adaptation and business plan of a cultural integration and diversification project with educational content adapted to the post-pandemic, the consolidation of equality objectives and the involvement of pre-university educational groups, from at least three countries, with the face-to-face programs in Spain 2021-22.

Social Justice - Barcelona, Spain (Spanish required)

Organization focuses on LGBTQI+ rights and education. Student will adapt the organization’s educational exhibitions to be used in bilingual schools and institutions in English, along with translating the texts of virtual panels, creating videos and other graphic resources to present the content of the exhibitions and help to promote materials.

NGO / Human Rights - Lisbon, Portugal

The intern will assist on the planning and preparations of materials for youth awareness and empowerment activities. There will be some research and discussion about the topics of gender equality, home economics as well as with the activities related to these topics. Intern will contribute with their own knowledge and experience to bring new ideas to the institution.

Animation - Viña del Mar, Chile

Intern works closely with the Marketing / Commercial area, making animations or designs for company advertising, as well as conceptual designs for clients. There will be exposure to our 3D team and VR / AR developments, once the intern feels more comfortable in the role.

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Why Intern Abroad with API?

API Abroad works alongside SHSU Study Abroad Office to find you the best internship placement and support you during your program.

API’s global internship programming will support your success and engage you in activities designed to refine specific skills, our on-site staff will orient you to the international workplace culture, and guide you through in-person and virtual cultural workshops as well as local visits. Capstone your experience by earning a digital badge that you can add to your LinkedIn profile, e-portfolio, personal websites, digital resumes and more.

Review Program Options

Click the button below to jump to the internships page on API’s website. Once there, you can learn more about our programs, or use our program finder to search for programs by location, major, and session. Read all the details of each available internship. You can also apply directly from their site.

SHSU Internships Information
Kenzie Clyde
Study Abroad Advisor
[email protected]

Contact API about our Internship Programs
Email: [email protected]

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